Sir Edward Hyde East (1764-1847)
Sir Francis Chantrey (1741-1841)
Calcutta (now Kolkata)
Calcutta's colonial dignitaries were honoured just as their peers were at home, and by the very best of contemporary sculptors. [Commentary continues below. Mouse over the text for links.]
Photograph © Richard Barnes and (outside link) Frontier Publishing. Click on the image to enlarge it.
Caption material also kindly provided by Richard Barnes. Commentary below by Jacqueline Banerjee.